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Silphium laciniatum
compass plant Aster Family
Silphium laciniatum Asteraceae
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common name
  compass plant
accepted scientific name
  Silphium laciniatum L.
rules for finding collection records
  Silphium laciniatum (1409)
family name
  Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2005 Frank Mayfield
Image License: CC BY-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 3. to 4. inches
Number of ray petals: 27 to 38
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed beginning of June thru 2nd week of October
Native

How Likely at this Location (39%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (100%)
base map where plant found
mag select

Grassland
Disturbed
grid lines base